Surgeon
Also referred to as: Physician - Surgery, Surgeon, Doctor - Surgery
Requirements and Responsibilities
Performs surgery to prevent and correct injuries, deformities, diseases or improve patient function, appearance or quality of life. Reviews patient history and confirms need for surgery. Determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome. May provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care. May provide in-service training as needed to address new technology in health care treatment. Provides charting in compliance with all laws and regulations. Requires a special degree of in medicine from an accredited school. Typically reports to a medical director. Requires a license to practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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Level of Education:  Surgeon Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals
Industries:  Biotechnology, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,
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